Ben meanwhile wed actress Jennifer Garner in 2005 and they share three children, Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, 9.
Following the dissolution of her longest marriage, the Maid In Manhattan star sparked up a more casual relationship with her former back-up dancer Casper Smart, 33.
Shortly thereafter, it appeared in the article and then entered the vernacular.
Duo: The source told E! First engagement: They became engaged in November 2002, with Ben proposing to her with a 6.
She described the proposal, saying: 'It's just a blanket, a quilt of rose petals, all over the whole entire house.
The couple, who walked with arms wrapped around one another, were joined by Lopez's twins, as well as Affleck's nine-year-old son Samuel.
Postponed: Days before their wedding, the couple astounded fans when they announced a postponement; Ben and Jennifer pictured in 2003 Days before their highly-publicized wedding, the couple astounded fans when they announced a postponement due to increasingly feverish media attention.
The two were quickly inseparable, and married on September 29, 2001.
Description: He was ultimately acquitted on all charges.